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Soccer deaths shed light on Egypt's political struggles

CAIRO (AP) -- The deaths of 22 soccer fans in Egypt cannot be seen simply as a sports tragedy....

Biggest obstacle facing Woods might be between the ears

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The BBC called on Thanksgiving weekend in 2009 looking for insight on the shocking, sordid details about the private life of Tiger Woods and how this would affect his pursuit of golf's most meaningful record....

Gasols' game: Brothers Pau, Marc await NBA All-Star history

NEW YORK (AP) -- Marc Gasol can hardly wait for one of the NBA All-Star game's most mundane moments....

NBA All-Star weekend brings basketball's best to Big Apple

NEW YORK (AP) -- Think basketball is bad in New York now? Marv Albert remembers when fans would go to Madison Square Garden and wouldn't even stick around to watch the Knicks....

South Africa: Hewitt pleads not guilty to rape charges

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Former Grand Slam doubles champion Bob Hewitt pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sexual assault of minors on Monday in a court in Johannesburg....

South Korea marks 3-year countdown to Pyeongchang Olympics

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea is marking the three-year countdown to the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang....

South Africa: Hewitt pleads not guilty to rape charges

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A former Grand Slam doubles champion on trial for rape and sexual assault of minors has pleaded not guilty in a South African court....

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100-carat diamond could bring $25M at auction

NEW YORK (AP) -- A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald-cut could fetch up to $25 million at a New York City auction....

Review: Renee Fleming delightful in madcap 'Living on Love'

NEW YORK (AP) -- What if you produced a play about soccer players and managed to get Pele to be in it? Or convinced Ruth Bader Ginsburg to star in a show set in a courthouse?...

Box Office Top 20: 'Furious 7' nears $300 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Newcomers "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" and "Unfriended" were still no match for "Furious 7" in its third week in release. Universal's high-octane movie took in $29.2 million, bringing its domestic total to a stunning $294.5 million. With $1.15 billion in worldwide receipts, "Furious 7" has become the seventh highest-grossing film of all time, behind "Iron Man 3."...

Anthony Doerr wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction

NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See" has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction....

HBO planning to deal Web pot sitcom 'High Maintenance'

NEW YORK (AP) -- HBO says it's going to pot by scoring the Web comedy series "High Maintenance."...

Facing the second album challenge with Alabama Shakes

NEW YORK (AP) -- So many promising music careers are tripped up by the challenge of following a successful debut that its perils are an industry cliche....

Vice News, NPR, CNN, WNYC win double Peabody Awards

NEW YORK (AP) -- Vice News won two Peabody Awards, including one for reporter Medyan Dairieh's report on Islamic state fighters, with CNN, NPR and New York public radio station WNYC also winning twice in the annual honors for electronic media....

Kelli Barrett, in 'Doctor Zhivago,' on her 'dream' life

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kelli Barrett wanted to be an actress at a young age. How young? "From birth," she says. "It was always what I wanted."...

ACM Awards: Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift shine

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards jam-packed more than three hours of music, from classic country stars such as George Strait and Alan Jackson to contemporary favorites Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan and pop and rock stars Taylor Swift and Steven Tyler....

Bobby Brown's lawyer: Bobbi Kristina Brown has opened eyes

ATLANTA (AP) -- Bobby Brown's lawyer issued a statement Monday saying the singer's daughter has "opened her eyes" nearly three months after being found unresponsive in a bathtub in her Georgia home....

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